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Pyloro-duodenal hernia with formation of enterocutaneous fistula in a buffalo calf following a dog attack

G. Kamalakar1,*, V. Devi Prasad1, J. Devaratnam1 and A. Ganeshan2

1Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, College of Veterinary Science, Proddatur, Andhra Pradesh, India, 516360

2Department of Animal Reproduction and Gynaecology, College of Veterinary Science, Proddatur, Andhra Pradesh, India, 516360

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Abstract

A body wall hernia entrapping abomasum and concurrent duodenal fistula in a buffalo calf aged about 8 months, secondary to a dog bite was successfully treated by closure of fistulous orifice and ventro lateral herniorrhaphy.

Keywords: Abomaso-epiplocele, Buffalo calf, Duodenal fistula, Herniorrhaphy.

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Cite this paper:

Kamalakar, G., Devi Prasad, V., Devaratnam, J. and Ganeshan, A. 2015. Pyloro-duodenal hernia with formation of enterocutaneous fistula in a buffalo calf following a dog attack. Open Vet. J. 5(2), 127-129.